Transforming Canadian Healthcare with Cognitive

Last month, British Columbia, Canada’s westernmost province, launched Innovation Boulevard, the region’s first of its kind health technology accelerator, focused exclusively on the commercialization of medical technology. Supported through a partnership with IBM, this collaborative cluster of health technology companies, academic research labs, and health practitioners is creating new and powerful solutions to tackle some […]

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How IBM and SAP Are Driving Mobility Into the New Economy

Leading enterprises across all industries now recognize digital transformation as imperative to drive efficiency, enhance the customer experience, and ultimately gain a competitive advantage. For many, the path to transformation begins with mobile – a platform that promises a quick return on investment by enabling convenience and adaptability. A recent IBM survey of global C-suite […]

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20 Years After Deep Blue, a New Era in Human-Machine Collaboration

On May 11, 1997, an IBM computer called Deep Blue defeated the reigning world chess champion, Garry Kasparov, capturing the attention and imagination of the world. The six-game match lasted several days and ended with two wins for IBM, one for the champion and three draws. The match was cast as the ultimate example of […]

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Transforming the Global Supply Chain

To save costs and decrease turnaround time, manufacturers typically turn to the supply chain. They break it down so that individual product parts are made in different areas of the world during each stage of production. From the pen in my pocket, to the shirt in which it sits, to the coffee I’m drinking, it’s […]

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Why Banks Are Relying on Hybrid Cloud

Today, disruption, change, and competition are the new paradigm for banks. Not only are financial institutions being squeezed by growing costs and continued margin pressure, agile FinTechs are driving an imperative for banks to become more open and agile in order to offer more compelling services to clients. To address this, banks are moving at […]

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“Augmented Intelligence” Principles for the Cognitive Era in Healthcare

It happens every day, in many cases without us even realizing it. Artificial intelligence is everywhere. It tracks our personal “data,” like the music we listen to and provides recommendations for similar songs and artists, it sees what groceries we shop for and recommends recipes, similar to those we’ve liked before. In many ways, AI […]

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